Crew Leader Volunteer - Oshawa Build Site

(Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area)

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Position ID: V-OSH0016
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2023
Last Full Update: 13 Apr 2023

Opportunity Details: Crew Leader Volunteer - Oshawa Build Site

Contact Janine Smith, Manager Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity GTA; Phone: 416-755-7353 ext 2275

What you need to know about becoming a Crew Leader:

Volunteers are not required to have prior building experience.

·      Onsite training is provided by our skilled Site Supervisor

·      All necessary Personal Protective Equipment is available for volunteers.

·      We build 12 months a year, Monday to Friday, shifts are 8 hours, from 8:00 am – 4:00pm Shifts are self-scheduled via online registration.

·       Time Commitment:  We request a commitment of two shifts per month as part of the Crew program.


Build Site Locations:

·     423 Old Weston Road, Etobicoke

·     485 Normandy Street Oshawa

·     25 William Street, Brampton – Start date Spring 2023


·      Have an interest in the different phases of the construction process that include framing, dry walling, landscaping, insulating, flooring, etc.

·      Lead a group of up to 5 volunteers with different levels of construction skillsets, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun.

·      Attend our health, safety, and construction training sessions.

·      Assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment, personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating tasks, maintaining a suitable working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc.

Benefits • Gain practical experience in skilled trades. 
• Meet new people and network with likeminded individuals. 
• Give back to your community and help provide affordable home ownership for local families.
Ages 18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering
Skills/Experience Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 16 / Month
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
Seasons Year Round
Number of Positions Bowmanville ; Clarington ; Courtice ; Durham Region ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Whitby 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area

Office Phone 289-224-9695
Address & Map
310 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 4H5
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Mailing Address 310 Simcoe St S 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1H 4H5

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